Count down with Hugless Douglas on his birthday - ending with a hug, as always!
Six presents, five balloons, four pieces of cake ... all lead to one birthday hug! A delightful celebration of numbers with everyone's favourite bear, Hugless Douglas. A sturdy board book that is perfect for little paws.
David Melling is one of the UK's best-loved author-illustrators and Douglas the brown bear is a timeless character. The Hugless Douglas books have sold over 1.4 million copies to date in 26 languages.
Hello, Hugless Douglas! was a World Book Day picture book in 2014.
'Hugless Douglas fits right in with the well-loved classics like Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear and will be remembered for many years to come.' Guardian
Hugless Douglas fits right in with the well-loved classics like Winnie the Pooh and Paddington Bear and will be remembered for many years to come. - Guardian
Hugless Douglas Finds a Hug is a contender for our favourite young children's book of the year! - Daily Record
Hugless Douglas and the Big Sleep made us laugh out loud from the very first page. - Storyseekers
. . . has found his way into children's hearts. - Parents in Touch
David Melling has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, the Smarties Book Award and the Independent Booksellers Award. His Hugless Douglas books have sold over 2 million copies worldwide, and the loveable brown bear has starred in a World Book Day book as well as his own theatre show. Before becoming an internationally acclaimed author-illustrator, David worked as an animation artist for films including the much-loved Father Christmas by Raymond Briggs. One of his most popular picture books The Tale of Jack Frost was animated and shown on BBC1 on Christmas Day.